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rebel fighters say they captured a military base. russia's foreign minister says he received guarantees from president assad he will not use chemical weapons against rebels. >> i met president assad and we exchanged views on the next steps that can be taken to move forward. the president spoke of his viewpoint and i told of what i gathered from my many meetings i of that indifference cities and with various officials in the region and outside the region. we also discussed the steps i see it can be taken to help the syrian people come out of the crisis. the situation in syria remains of high concern and with the party's move of the direction of a solution that the people of this -- of syria aspire to. >> let's be to our correspondent on the border between turkey and syria. as you say, this is brahimi's third trip and the situation has gotten significantly worse since the last time. are we any further forward this time? >> we do not have the details of the meeting, in a sense we did not know exactly what ideas brahimi presented to the syrian president bashar al-assad. he said we discussed
. not sure what video that is. but we'll be right back. >> we want to tell you >> russia is taking drastic steps to prevent americans from don'ting -- don'ting -- adopting russian children. >> i thought i would have her here for this christmas. >> but for now baby paulina will stay in her russian orphanage. she says russian officials have made it nearly impossible. >> it's hurdle after hurdle. the process is incredibly burdensome. yesterday she made the difficult decision to withdraw her application for paulina. >> i would wait for her for years but i don't see any hope. >> it comes in the wake of the russian parliament's effort to push for a ban on u.s. adoptions on russian children. >> the proposal is seen as retaliation at the u.s. after president obama cracked down on human rights in russia. >> name of the proposed law is the original rush yab name of one of the children who tragically died in the country. >> the russian adoption expert said the ban could put the applications already in the pipeline in jeopardy. >> if it passed it means the suspension o
think -- we know we're on the side of right. there's one big ondestruction, and that is russia. russia is a series of clients of russia's, putin has said, you guys, you americans, you can't be sank moneyus about how people live their lives. you want everybody to be like the united states. okay. you saw what happens when you try to foment democracy in places that aren't ready for it. we're here to tell you that if you try to upend assad, even if he is going to ethwe'll go out of business -- >> on his own accord. >> on his own, if you try to do that, you won't like the result, and we are reluktant to go do something that's not going to have a positive effect. we're listening to what putin said. he makes some sense for once. >> colonel jab jacobs. jack, as always, good to see you, sir. >> thanks for having me on the program. >> starting at midnight on saturday, gay and lesbian couple wills faebl be able to legally get married in this country. maine becoming one of nine states to legalize marriage equality when voters approved a ballot initiative in november, but the state by state legisla
for russia's weapons that were made for were times that anybody can get. >> i think all that is true. i do think the change in the commitment laws over the last 30 or 40 years has made it very difficult to compel someone to get treatment or be detained in a mental institution. these killers, is not as if there is a lack of funds for treatment. it is the lack of the ability of a parent would obviously have been a child, to go through the legal loopholes, is such that it is almost impossible. you end up with the tucson shooter who everyone spoke about. they had a sense he was psychotic. on guns, the problem is this. unless you are willing to completely disarm the population, as you do in canada or britain or australia did in the 1990's, and that it works and you have a decrease in gun crimes, if you allow grandfather of existing weapons, as would happen with the 1994 assault weapons law, at which time there were 25 million of the high- capacity magazines already in circulation, you do not accomplish anything. the studies of the 10-year experiment with the ban on assault weapons in the 1990's
but it will chill it. unless you're in negative 36.4 degrees fahrenheit in russia. it's so cold the vodka is slush. >> it's like a vodka margarita. >> yeah. >> his face is slush. it's true. >> his face is slush. >> look at the ice on his eyelashes, his facial hair. >> why would you want that? if it's that cold, why isn't this i go pouring himself a hot cup of coffee? >> they probably like vodka. it warms you up, apparently it's not true. alcohol will not warm you up on a cold day. >> but it will make you forget you're that cold. >> i can't tell if it's a good thing or a bad thing from his expression. that must be awful vodka. that's all he does. >> i found a great way to save you guys money on christmas carols. >> are you tired of paying top dollar for those fancy christmas carols? are you sick of giving your hard-money to mary nick cannon? come down to frank's christmas carol emporium. we have close approximations for all your favorite holiday songs. >> i think they have to legally say that. that's a legal requirement. >> frosty the ice man. jazz around the x-mass bush. jingle hats away. here at
arab ya and the united states and russia and the european countries. what happened in lebanon -- if left to themselves, lebanon -- which is another sad story -- they might have been able to compromise and come together as they did on a number of occasion before re '7s and '80s, and work things out somehow. find some sort of system and muddle through this. but as they say in real estate, location is everything. and lebanon being between syria and israel, and of course syria itself being on the border of israel, lebanon, iraq, south of turkey, you're not going to be -- you cannot be the switzerland over the middle east. are going to have outside influences which usually exacerbate the situation and lengthen the time of the civil war. >> and so let's talk a little bit now, shifting the perspective, to the personal connections that you have to the house of assad. i would love for you to give us a good feel for, who is this man who is the president and how did he change over the time that you've known him? seems like there was a definitive time around 2005-2006 that you say he shif
or three books and notepad and if for instance it is the week before the invasion of russia, mid june of 1941, i've got all the diaries piled up next to one chair, another of all the recollections, speeches churchill may have made, telegrams to roosevelt, warnings to stalin. and i approached it and i told bill phillips this -- host: your editor? guest: yes, my editor bill tphreupls. as if i was making a quilt. and i think this got a little off in the "new york times" artic article, that i would focus on that story that week, the invasion of russia. well, there was always something else happening that week, too. now we've two or three stories that have to be intertwined and i can't go down too far in the road to august of 1941 with the russian front and ca come all the way back to june 20 then go down to august with the african front. it wouldn't work. so, a read a lot. i bought harriman's memoirs. bill man westchester, in his notes, would xerox a page and cut out a little paragraph and 50 pages later you may find another paragraph from harriman's family worries but there was no contex
, it is the week before the invasion of russia, june 1941, i have all the diaries piled up next to one share. all of the recollections, the speeches churchill may have made, the telegrams to roosevelt, the warnings to stalin -- i approached it and i told bill phillips -- >> as your editor. >> my editor, bill phillips, as if i was making a quilt. this got a little off in the " new york times" article, but focusing on that week, the invasion of russia, there is always something else happening that week, so now we have two or three stories that have to be intertwined, and you cannot go too far down the road into august with the russian front and then come all the way back to june 20 again and then go all the way down to august with the african front and -- it would not work. so i read a lot. i bought the memoirs. bill manchester in his notes had xeroxed a page and cut out a paragraph. 50 pages later you might find another paragraph from the memoirs. but there is no contrast -- what team before and what came afterward. clearly bill wanted to paraphrase something from that excerpt, which kind of point
in the island and moved over to japan, russia, india, and is making his way up the east side of africa. melissa: you do not see any weather problems later tonight into tomorrow? >> no weather problems at all. we are tracking him. we have a call center open here. we are tracking him. people talking to our staff here we are taking tens of thousands of calls. it is a good day so far. melissa: captain davis, thank you for taking time out to talk with us. >> thank you. merry christmas. melissa: let's take a look at the market headlines. investor showing little cheer on christmas eve. fiscal cliff walls dominated today's shortened trading session. fiscal cliff deadlocked given another jolt to the so-called fear index. it has been a tough year for yobbo shareholders. they upgraded its target to $26 a share. yahoo! shares up more than 1.5%. it is the last day, actually, we have several hours left to run to the mall to get gifts. maybe you are a bargain shopper waiting to get a good deal. braving the christmas crowd at the glendale galleria in glendale, california. how packed is the mall? >> i have to t
of santa's route. he follows every new year's. he just was in russia. now he's over the great wall of china. previous to that, he made his way to australia. you can see him flying past the famed opera house there. so he's delivered all of his presents in australia. all of the presents in russia. all the presents in japan, and also south korea, and, of course, now he's busy in china, on his way, of course, over here to the united states. we'll keep you posted. >>> wreaths across america. it's a program that's become part of the healing process for military families around the holidays. today's giving in focus takes a look at a tree farm in maine that helps turn greece into finding peace. >> i know when chris died, we kept thinking about how we were going to remember him. and we kept thinking that his spirit was moving through the trees every time you saw them moving. i seem to be drawn to maine even though i've never lived here. it's pretty amazing. >> we're in the wreath business and have been since 1971. columbia falls is a little town in coastal washington county. the perfect little count
wrong on nuclear proliferation about half the area, wrong and dealing with russia on arms control and missile defense, wrong on china. i could go on, but i think that -- lou: we are about to run out of countries. >> the president got what he wanted. it will be more of the same. lou: to you agree? >> i think it is a pretty good choice. he won the election. he gets to choose. confirmed pretty readily? represents a sort of mainstream of american foreign policy, a little bit less for me, but not as far left as the first joist. lou: interesting, john mccain and others came out with really unreserved support for senator kerry. let's turn, if we may, to the failure in benghazi. and this report looks to me, i no there are varying views on this. and other whitewash, it seems. >>nd the misses the point. we know what happened before and during periods grew up some allies, cover-ups. to me with the important thing is, what happened afterwards, which is nothing. then never hunted down, retaliated, responded. look at what happened to the original september 11th. 1998, attacks on u.s. embassies
's winter time and go to russia where they know about the cold. taking a bucket of boiling water and throwing it from a second floor balcony. voila! the water freezes in mid air and freezes mid air. yeah, they're making snow and this video is captured on this man's iphone and he'll show us the the temperature perhaps. his phone shows it to be minus 41 degrees, while they're having a bit of fun with the cold there. the news to report, the russian people are dealing with a winter so brutal, it's shattering records and their roads are buried under feet of snow. in bosnia now, an unusual nod to christmas. 11 divers in santa hats leap into an icy lake to decorate a christmas free underwater. they say it's more than a festive stunt. really? their actual goal is to raise awareness about nature conservation. ♪ on this day in 1620 pilgrims went to work building the first settlement in plymouth, massachusetts. they arrived on the the m mayflower after weeks at sea and some were seeking religious freedom in the new world and others just looking to make some money and the first year was no
and for a little experiment we will go to russia where they really know cold. in siberia taking a bucket of boiling water and throwing it from a 7th floor balcony. viola. the water freezes instantly in mid air leaving a snowy mist in its wake. yeah, they are making snow, people. also this video is cap pureed on this man's iphone and in second will he show us the temperature perhaps. his phone shows it to be minus 41 degrees. and while they are having a bit of fun with the cold there, there is news to report. the russian people have been dealing with a winter so brutal it is shattering cold weather records across the country. rooms are buried under feet of snow. in bosnia an unusual nod, 11 divers clad in rubber suits and santa hats going to an icy lake to decorate a christmas tree under water. it is more than just a festive stunt. really? their actual goal is to raise awareness about nature conservation. >> on this day in 1620 the pilgrims went to work making the first settlement in plymouth, massachusetts. they arrived on the may flower after two months at sea and weak looking for a good place to
debt. in 1994, he owed russia. the 1982 tax cuts, the bank reforms, that minimized our deductions for health care and let the health care costs skyrocket. then you have the savings and loan crisis. you could not write off your credit-card deductions. host: you were there for much of that debate. guest: a lot of that history that dave is mentioning is correct. there have been a lot of changes going on, ups and downs. the current debate is different, do not forget. after having surpluses at the end of the clinton administration, we went into debt almost a decade ago -- deficits almost a decade ago. the problems have gotten more difficult. at the moment, we have some interesting changes. you talk about 30 years since reagan. the country is getting older, so medicare, medicaid, social security costs more, but we have also had a lot of tax cuts. revenue is at the smallest amount since 1950. if we just got revenue back up to historical average, a deficit would be about $500 billion less than a career that is. the problem with that much more smaller. economists would then say that it is
. don't forget that syria is a client of russia. whatever else you say about putin, and there's plenty bad you can say, he brought up something interesting last week. he said, look, you guys, go ahead and have an influence on the outcome. you're not going to like the outcome. when the baath party goes inside syria, you'll have muslim -- the best thing for you is to just stay away. so far we have stayed away. >> medal of honor recipient colonel jack jacobs and msnbc analyst. thank you. >>> while the fiscal cliff has reigning in, some are it's report that had contributions of up 63% for the first nine months. the reason donors are concerned that a fiscal cliff deal could limit the tax deduction on charitable giving in the future. >> good day to you. is that the reason? i think people are worried they won't know what the deduction listen next we're, so front-loading the deduction this year. hopefully it's my wish they don't reduce it at all. >> let's look at some of the numbers. each year 300 billion is given to charity and claim about 50 billion a year in tax deductions. so when you look
remaining between the u.s. and both russia and china, our next guest suggests that the president, well he faces a deep challenge in 2013. joining me now former u.n. ambassador to the u.n., john bolton, also a fox news contributor. thank you for joining us and merry christmas to you. >> merry christmas. heather: but first of all, before we get to all of that, and i want to go through it piece by piece with you, i want to first start with benghazi. do you see benghazi as being a turning point of sorts in both kpozing the failures of the obama administration and also kpozing the influence or the lack thereof of america globally? >> well it could well be. you look back on turning points at the moment they occur and realize what happened. the administration has not responded to the attacks. he has not brought the people involved in it to justice of any kind. we haven't retaliated. it is over three months when four americans were killed. i think the lack of response, the lack of interest by much of the mainstream media, the lack of debate about it in the presidential campaign certainly indicate
in the island of wake and moved over japan, china, russia, australia, new zealand, india and is making his way now up the east side of africa. melissa: that's great. so you don't see any weather problems later tonight into the morning? he should be able to make it back home safely because he will need a lot of rest? how does the rest of the evening look? >> no weather problems at all. santa always seems to find a way, but we're tracking him. we've got call center open here, 1-877-hi norad. we're tracking him and people talking to our staff here taking tens of thousands of calls. it's a good day so far. melissa: i know you're doing a lot of e-mail business too. captain davis, thanks for taking time to talk to us. we appreciate it. >> thank you, and merry christmas. melissa: merry christmas to you. while santas his way across the globe let's look at market headlines because it was open after all. thin volume dominated today's shortened trading session. the dow fell 51 points. the fiscal cliff deadlock gave another jolt to the veer index for the vix. it is up 20% in four sessions. people are nerv
now he's in russia, headed toward the ukraine. let me show you this. it is the back story with this that is so cool. what happened was in 1955, there was an advertisement in a local paper in colorado springs and it asked kids and invited kids to call santa if they wanted to talk to him. the problem was, the advertisement had the wrong phone number and the number was for norad, which really essentially is a center, a group of people who are monitoring the skies above us. the officers on duty, though, they laughed and played along and that's the rest is history. here is the norad website, last spotted in russia. he's headed for the ukraine in 13, in 12, in 11 seconds. this is just a really cool site. there is so many things kids can do on this, play games. and here is the little village, you can select the scene and watch it. this is adorable. and santa hidden activities in each city. and google is getting into the act as well. google saying you can follow us and we'll track santa as well. so here's google's santa tracker. and it, too, scrolls through the little town, games,
. but competitors in china are, rush show were trading on a daily basis. -- my competitors in china and russia work training. this is a position of irritation of a triple jump. i was like a robot in the sense that everything i was doing, the hours i was putting in it, the morning, the afternoon, the evening, i trained all they basically. my first session, 10:00, i was basically of the rank by nine and my last session would be at 6:00-6:30. then i would go to the gym. i look back, no wonder i was in really good shape. >> where did that drive? how did that drive? where do you get that drive? >> we were talking earlier about the role of parents. when you had mentioned the tiger mom or the tiger parents, we did not have tiger parents. they were there to support me and be there in times when i needed a push culminated motivation. it is just one of those things when you have a passion and a vision. you do not see anything else. that is what drives you every day. >> you just got engaged. are you going to be a tiger mom. [laughter] >> looking at the way i was raised with a set of rules and just the way my
on santa. the ever reliable stand by at noradsanta.org shows him leaving russia. games and activities will make it more fun. find it at google.com/santa tracker. >> i'm attempted to go old school and go with norad. >> i would guess you won't use either. >> if i were, apple had to get google maps back on the ipad after they got rid of it, because it was no good. >> many people were not happy. it does work. all right. >> next, big stock market sell-off. we'll see if they are feeling more of the same, just eight days until the fiscal cliff. what the uncertainty in washington means for the markets and your 401(k). why not make lunch more than just lunch? with two times the points on dining in restaurants, you may find yourself asking why not, a lot. chase sapphire preferred. there's more to enjoy. alriwoah! did you get that? and...flip! yep, look at this. it takes like 20 pictures at a time. i never miss anything. isn't that awesome? uh that's really cool. you should upload these. i know, right? that is really amazing. the pictures are so clear. kevin's a handsome devil that phone does ev
of russia right now. this is a big country it will take awhile to get through the countryside. at last check santa has delivered 1670 million packages already. norad is doing a great job of checking this location and also the packages is and will deliver. >> we know so much about the movement and house santsa does this thing. next to my kids, and they do ask. how does he do this how does he get around were a question mark >> i don't know. >> it has been speculated that he moves at the speed of light. as we talked about earlier in the earth's atmosphere that is hard to do because it would burn up. santa has and atmospheric separator. it is like a flash uses. the comic hero. he uses an atmosphere separator. >>santa have to get to the fog he uses a beam emitter. that is the red nose on rudolph. >> took it for him out of miles above the earth has infrared detectors and that is how they can locate his location because of his bright red nose. >> we are following a story we will go live to upstate new york to rochester. firefighters responding to a house fire four of them shot two of them killed. >
russia, and google's new version, which includes games and activities, find that at google.com/santatracker. >>> dana. >> i think we could keep it old school with norad. we can try both. ahead on "starting point," the nra doubles down on calls forearmed police officers at all schools. a lot of criticism from both sides of the aisle that that's not the right solution. >>> former political director of the nra who is a member and owns 140 firearms himself joins us next to respond. >>> it might not be fair, but it's not illegal. a woman fired for being too irresistible, and the court says that's totally fine. you have to hear this story, coming up. well, if it isn't mr. margin. mr. margin? don't be modest, bob. you found a better way to pack a bowling ball. that was ups. and who called ups? you did, bob. i just asked a question. it takes a long time to pack a bowling ball. the last guy pitched more ball packers. but you... you consulted ups. you found a better way. that's logistics. that's margin. find out what else ups knows. i'll do that. you're on a roll. that's funny. i was
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